Basics of Electrical &… | Department of Electrical Engineering

Basics of Electrical &…

Basic Components of Electrical Circuits (4): Fundamental electrical variables – charge, current, voltage & power; Independent Voltage & Current sources; Ideal circuit elements - Resistor, Capacitor & Inductor; Controlled Source models – VCVS, VCCS, CCVS & CCCS - definitions & circuit models; Concepts of Linearity, Time-invariance & Passivity.
Linear D-C Circuits (5) – Kirchhoff’s laws, Series & Parallel combinations of resistances, Voltage & Current divisions, Analysis of resistive circuits using Loop & Node equations – with independent sources only, and with both independent and controlled sources.
Useful Circuit Analysis Techniques (3) - Superposition, Source transformations, Thevenin’s equivalent, Norton’s equivalent, Maximum Power transfer, Delta-wye conversions.
Time-domain Analysis of LTI Circuits (3) – Natural & forced responses of basic RC & RL circuits, Natural & forced responses of Series & Parallel RLC circuits.
Sinusoidal Steady State Analysis of A-C Circuits (6) – Notions of phasors, impedance, admittance & transfer function; Frequency response vs transient response; Responses of RC, RL & RLC circuits – series & parallel Resonance; Simple passive Filters & their Bode plots; Loop & Node Analysis of a-c circuits with independent & controlled sources.
Basic Amplifiers (6) – Amplifier parameters & controlled source models; Basic Feedback theory - Open-loop Gain, Feedback factor & Closed-loop gain; Effect of feedback on Amplifier parameters; VCVS model of an Opamp; Amplifiers using ideal OPAMP; Frequency response of basic OPAMP-based amplifiers.
Power Amplifier (3) – Small-signal vs Large-signal behaviour of amplifiers; Power amplifier requirements – Power Output & Efficiency; Power amplifier using OPAMP and transistors.
Waveform Generators (5) – Condition of harmonic oscillation; RC and LC oscillator circuits; Timer and Relaxation oscillator based on comparator and RC timing circuit; Square wave generator using 555 Timer and Digital inverters (TTL/CMOS); Crystal clock generator.
D-C Power Supply (3) – Half-wave and Full-wave Rectifiers, Shunt Capacitor filter, Voltage Regulator, Regulated D-C Power Supply.
Wave Shaping Circuits (4) – Diode Clippers; Precision Clippers using Diode and Opamp; Diode Clamp; Peak Detector and Peak Hold circuits; Sample and Hold circuit.

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